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Can Clarithromycin 500mg be used for a tooth infection?

Tooth swelling at jaw, pretty sure it's infected. Pain is present! I have full prescription of Clarithromycin 500mg. ## Hello, Donny! How are you? It is a broad spectrum antibiotic that can be used to treat many types of bacterial infections. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. It will not, however, correct whatever underlying has caused the infection, so you should still consult your dentist. Is there anything else I can help with? ## My mouth and gums are infected and it's not painful, but I'm just wondering if Clarithromycin can be used for that to cure the infection?

why would clacee 500mg not work?

I hav been coughing non-stop for 3months in a row now, to the point that I developed chest pains and sore ribs. The coughing is so bad I can't sleep at night because its non-stop and I even throw up & have to spit all the time, mostly mucus; at first the mucus was clear, now it varies between yellow&green; even had one or two blood stricks in the mucus. My doc couldn't diagnose what the actual problem is but did say its not asthma or TB or bronchitus or pneumonia or cancer & he prescribed clacee500mg with panafcort 5mg. I hav been taking the course for 3days now but the condition is the same. Is it safe to be taking clacee 500mg in the absence of a clear diagnosis? ## Hello, Tiana! How are you feeling? I'm sorry that you've been so ill. This contains the acti...

take one pill every 12 hours

If I took my antibiotic at 8 in the morning and it says to take one pill every 12 hours what time would my next one be? ## If you took the first one at 8am, then you should take the next at 8pm, and so on. The FDA lists the typical side effects of antibiotics as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## My script says take 2 tablets every day by mouth. Should I take 2 at one time or 1 every 12 hrs? ## I'm supposed to take 500 mg. clarithromycin every 12 hours for 5 days WITH 500 mg tinidazone twice daily for 5 days so I'm totally confused. Do I take them at the same time?

What Kind Of Infection Can Clacee 500 Mg Cure

I am having a bad throat infection... Can clacee 500 mg cure it? ## Clacee contains the active ingredient Clarithromycin, which is a macrolide antibiotic and it can effectively treat may types of infections. Learn more Clacee details here. However, it will only help with infections, so the presence of one should be confirmed by a doctor, before you take an antibiotic to treat it, in order to combat the risk of developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi i experince too much gas, rush and itching. i am in two weeks treatment of stomach ulcer. i use clacee 500mg once at night after meal ## Hi there, I used Clacee 250 mg for 5 days for a skin infection after a breast augmentation. Now 2/3 days later, it feels that the infection has not cleared co...

Bitter taste on Clarithromycin, anything to stop it?

I'm supposed to be taking Clarithromycin for long term use, but the bitter taste in my mouth is pretty bad. Since I'm on it for long term use, is there anything that will mitigate this side effect? I can't constantly have candy or food in my mouth. ## Hello, MeSha! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problem that you're having. How long have you been taking it? Side effects will typically taper off in severity and then go away entirely, once your body gets used to the medication, but that may take a month, or so. Other side effects, as listed by the FDA, may also include nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea and non-allergic skin rash. ## After having taken 5 doses of clarithromycin, I have a symptom that causes things to taste bitter. I also have nausea and a loss...

white oval pill with D on one side and 63 on the other

Can't identify a pill I have. It's oval, cream colored, with D on one side and 63 on the other side. Please help me. ## This tablet is manufactured by Aurobindo Pharma and they list it as containing 500mgs of Clarithromycin, which is an antibiotic that is used to treat or prevent various types of bacterial infections. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?

rx 726

yellow oval tablet ## This is Clarithromycin 500mgs, a generic for Biaxin, this is an antibiotic. ## i was given this for a sinus infection. side effects include this odd taste in the mouth. you take it twice a day (with food) and the taste lasts for as long as you take the pills. ## Yes, that is a common side effect of many antibiotics, as well as many other meds. The worst one I have had is Lunesta, the sleep med, it is awful and you just can't get rid of that nasty taste in your mouth. ## I have taken this for a sinus infection several times. Best thing for it! Hoping to provide perhaps a bit of help on the bad taste subject. Yes, Clarithromycin can give a bad taste in the mouth. To possibly minimize this, or stop it almost completely, make sure you are standing or sitting fully ...

Clacee 500 Mg Side Effects Headaches

I've had the flu (though the doctor) didn't confirm that but did prescribe the above antibiotic. I've been getting these sharp pain sensations in my head every five minutes or so for the last two days. My scalp has also been quite sensitive. (I've never had this feeling before when I've had the flu. ## Clacee contains the active ingredient Clarithromycin, which is an antibiotic that's used to treat infections, but it is not effective for treating the Flu, which is caused by a virus. Learn more Clarithromycin details here. As to the symptoms you're experiencing, they aren't typical for either the Flu or this medication. I'd suggest talking to your doctor to see if you can get to the root of the problem. Are you taking anything else? Have you been in th...


In endoscopy I have been detected H pylori positive and chronic supeficial gastritis with multiple nodule in fundus: My doc has prescribed sompraz hp for 7 days (two times a day after meals) . I am taking it after breakfast and after the meal at night and also taking zapiz .25mg.. Plez tell me whether Sompraz hp will resolve all the above problems or not ## HI, Pampa! I can tell you that it is the appropriate medication to treat H. Pylori, but the only way to know if it will resolve the problem for you is to try it and see. It has been proven to be effective for most people that take it. Sompraz HP contains two antibiotics, Clarithromycin and Amoxicillin, as well as a proton pump inhibitor to reduce the amount of acid produced by your stomach that's called Esomeprazole. You can lear...

Clacee 500 Mg Side Effects/Allergic reactions

tightness in chest and lungs, short of breath, battling to breathe properly (like asthma), headaches, extreme bitter taste in mouth, cramps in feet and legs, pain in joints, itching, gas, short spells of dizziness/blackouts when coughing, coughing spells as soon as a breath of air enters through my mouth. constant urge to cough, scratching in throat, dryness on back of tongue. ## Hi Annie, Are these side effects that you are currently experiencing while taking Clacee or are you just listing them as helpful information? In either case, Clacee contains the active ingredient Clarithromycin. If anyone is seeking more information about the side effects of this medication, you can visit the page below: You can also learn more abo...

Statins and clarithromycin

Why have I had to stop taking statins while being treated for a chest infection with this drug? ## You might have to stop taking it, or lower your dosage, so be sure to follow your doctor's instructions on the matter. Taking them together could result in elevated levels of the statin building up in your body, which increases the risk of several health issues, including liver damage, according to NIH reports. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this antibiotic as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?

How often apart should I take Clarithromycin?

Hi, My doctor has prescribed Clarithromycin to treat pneumonia. Instructions are to take two pills twice per day, but does not say how often apart. I'm thinking 12 hrs, is this right? ## Hello, Debbie! How are you? Yes, you are correct, you should try to stick to as close to 12 hours apart, as you can, to keep the levels of the antibiotic consistent in your body. The U.S. FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?

Clarithromycin/ penicillin

Hi I was prescribed penicillin for tonsilitus i took for 3 days and was no better however had no side effects. I went back to doctors and they gave me clarithromycin instead i have taken 1 of these only and have had stomach pain and diarrhoea. My throat feels a lot better now cn i go back to taking the penicillin? ## Claire, I would advise against that,only a provider familiar with your history should make that decision . Firstly Pennicilin or any antibiotic for that matter SHOULD ALWAYS BE TAKEN TO ITS CONCLUSION UNLESS OTHERWISE DIRECTED BY YOUR PROVIDER. Many side effects are common within this class of drug most resolve rapidly if given a chance.If they become overly bothersome contact your doc for direction.

Clarithromycin and abnormal heart rhyrhm

I have a history of heart arrthymias and just started taking Biaxin. After 2 days of taking 500 mg. 2 x day I seem to be having more arrhythmias. There is also a horrible taste in my mouth. My Dr said I had some fluid in one ear and a possible sinus infection. Three people I've been in contact with recently had these same symptoms which makes me think this is a virus but would amoxicillin be a better choice for me? ## Amoxicillin is an antibiotic in a different class than the clarithromycin you are taking but still an antibiotic. Viruses cannot be treated with antibiotics. Viruses just have to run their course. The only thing you can do against a virus is usually to vaccinate for it before it happens except there isn't one for the common Cold. Zinc is good for shortening colds a...

Identify 2 yellow oval pills: AKJ one one, and 7244 93 on the other

These pills are in my grandmothers cabinets, and before i throw them away I want to make sure they are something she doesn't need: - yellow oval with A KJ on the pill - yellow oval and 7244 on one side and 93 on the other ## Both of these pills are 500mgs of Clarithromycin, an antibiotic. If she is no longer supposed to be taking them, then no harm in removing them from her medicine cabinet. ## I checked in this site's NDC database and can confirm that both of those oval pills contain Clarithromycin 500 mg. NDC 0074-3165 is a yellow oval tablet with imprint a (logo) KJ. (Biaxin XL) NDC 0093-7244 is a yellow oblong tablet with imprint 93;7244 and is also extended release Clarithromycin. Hope this helps add some confirmation!


I'm having asthma lately. Since my doctor is not available, I decided to just resume taking ansimar, 400mg on a daily basis, but perhaps for 10 days only. And since my phlegm is green in color, I am prompted to take Clarithromycin(Klaricid) 500 mg for only seven days(one tab a day). Is it okay to take it at the same time as ansimar or, wait for an hour or two before taking Klaricid?


PURPOSE OF PILL (yellow with7158 on one side and 93 on the other)---SIDE EFFECTS ## This tablet contains 500mgs of Clarithromycin, which is an antibiotic that is used to treat various types of infections. Side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, diarrhea and non-allergic skin rash. Learn more: Are there any other questions or comments? ## I am taking this medicine and have a very bad taste in my mouth almost all day. Is this normal?

side effects of sompraz hp

doctor tell my mother to take sompraz hp for 7 days,she has moderate degree of oesophagitis,kind of antral gastritis,for 1 years,now her problem is after taking sompraz hp its one kind of bitterness in her mouth for the whole days,what should she do?she should stop taking the tablets or any other process ## Sompraz-HP contains Clarithromycin, Amoxicillin and Esomeprazole, it is used to reduce the amount of acid produced by the stomach and treat the H. Pylori bacteria that can cause such conditions. The funny taste in her mouth can be a normal side effect, so she should make sure she is taking it with a full, 8 ounce glass of water and, unless her doctor instructs her otherwise, she should continue taking it as prescribed. Once she finishes her course of treatment, the side effects shoul...

clacee 500 mg side effects - spider bite

I was bitten by a yellow sac spider and was prescribed the above for this and I am nauseous and have massive fatigue - is this normal? ## Hello, Simon! How are you? The active ingredient in this medication is listed as being Clarithromycin, which is an antibiotic and yes, those can be normal side effects of it. The FDA lists its other typical side effects as possibly including dizziness, headache and non-allergic skin rash. How long will you be taking it?

is clacee 500mg safe for breastfeeding?

Hi there, is clacee 500mg safe for breastfeeding mommy? ## Hello, Megan! How are you? Congratulations on the new baby!!! Clacee is listed as containing Clarithromycin and the FDA states that it is safe to take, while nursing, because very little passes into the breast milk. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?


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